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Bix Film Screening Today At Davenport’s Figge Museum

July 31st, 2022
Bix Film Screening Today At Davenport's Figge Museum

Bix Museum, Bix Society and Truth First Film Alliance present BIX: “ain’t none of them play like him today from 1 to 3:30 p.m . at Davenport’s Figge Museum, 225 W. 2nd St. Tickets: $5. Tickets will be available at the doors the day of the screening. Members of the Bix Museum or Bix Society can get a free ticket at the doors the day of. Location: 225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801 at the Figge Art Museum John Deere Auditorium Join the Bix Beiderbecke Museum, Bix Jazz Society, and Truth First Film Alliance in watching for the first time in the Quad Cities since it’s original... Read More

There’s Lots Of Fun To Be Had In Illinois And Iowa In Our New FUN10!

July 31st, 2022
There's Lots Of Fun To Be Had In Illinois And Iowa In Our New FUN10!

Looking for fun in Illinois and Iowa this week? It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every... Read More

‘Road To Perdition’ Screening, Author Max Allan Collins Q & A At Davenport’s Figge Museum TODAY

March 22nd, 2022
'Road To Perdition' Screening, Author Max Allan Collins Q & A At Davenport's Figge Museum TODAY

Scott Community College, with the generosity of the Figge Art Museum, will host a screening of the award-winning film, Road to Perdition (2002), starring Tom Hanks on March 22, 2022, at the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd Street, in Davenport. The film screening will begin at 4 p.m. with the author question and answer panel to follow. Following the film will be an author question and answer panel with Max Allan Collins, author of the graphic novel, Barbara Collins, critically acclaimed author and short story writer, and Matthew Clemens, author and frequent collaborator of Max Allan Collins. This event... Read More

Davenport’s Figge Art Museum Adds New Painting, ‘The Everyday,’ By Latoya Hobbs, To Permanent Collection

March 5th, 2022
Davenport's Figge Art Museum Adds New Painting, 'The Everyday,' By Latoya Hobbs, To Permanent Collection

Exciting announcement! Thanks to a major corporate gift from Quad City Bank & Trust, the Figge Art Museum has added The Everyday by artist Latoya Hobbs to its growing permanent collection. The gift was inspired by the Figge’s Diversity and Equity Art Fund, established last year to combat the systemic inequality in the art world. The Everyday is part of a series done by Hobbs which centers “modern matriarchs” and reinforces the artist’s belief that Black women are the preservers of their families, communities, and culture. – Image Credit: The Everyday Medium: Acrylic and... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s Art Talk with Carol Ehlers offers inside look at local American Scene Artist

February 28th, 2022
Bettendorf Public Library’s Art Talk with Carol Ehlers offers inside look at local American Scene Artist

Artists like Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Stuart Curry may be familiar names in the American Scene style. However, the Bettendorf Public Library is offering an inside look into another of the genre’s artists who happened to have local roots. Doris Lee, born in Aledo, Illinois, was one of the top female artists in the mid-1930s through the 1950s. On Saturday, March 5th at 3:00 PM, the Bettendorf Public Library will host a virtual Art Talk with Carol Ehlers. The presentation accompanies the Figge’s current exhibition, “Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee.” Thanks to the support... Read More

Get Started On Your Christmas Shopping! That Dam Shopping Trip Is Back TOMORROW!

November 25th, 2021
Get Started On Your Christmas Shopping! That Dam Shopping Trip Is Back TOMORROW!

That Dam Shopping Trip, a bi-state shopping tour of downtown Rock Island and Davenport small businesses, is back for 2021 and will be taking place Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27 from 11 am to 5 pm. Ten businesses, skirting both sides of the dam, will offer sales and prizes as they welcome customers to our downtown on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. That Dam Shopping Trip is a free event, and shoppers can pick up their stamp sheet at any participating location, visit the stores in any order, and turn in completed stamp sheets at their last stop. Each of the stores has donated... Read More

‘Stout Hearted’ Film Slated For Figge Museum On Veterans Day

November 2nd, 2021
'Stout Hearted' Film Slated For Figge Museum On Veterans Day

Truth First Film Alliance is partnering with the Figge Art Museum to present the “Stout Hearted: George Stout and the Guardians of Art” on Veterans Day evening November 11,, 2021. The documentary will screen free to the public at 6:30 p.m. in the Figge’s John Deere Auditorium. Director Kevin J. Kelley and producer Marie Wilkes will take part in Q&A following the 81-minute film. Veterans will be admitted free to the Figge Art Museum exhibits all day on Veterans Day. Admission is free to others from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. This special program is sponsored by the Northwest Illinois... Read More

Haitian Art with the Figge at the Davenport Public Library

October 30th, 2021
Haitian Art with the Figge at the Davenport Public Library

Join Figge educator, Kelsey Vandercoy, for an in-person talk all about Haitian art on Saturday, November 6th at 3:00 pm at Eastern Ave. (6000 Eastern Ave.) The Figge Art Museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of Haitian art outside of Haiti itself. Vandercoy will give a brief presentation about the basics of Haitian art and why the Figge has so much of it, followed by a hands-on art activity related to the lesson. A series of Haitian flags from the Figge Outreach’s collection of objects will be brought to allow patrons a close-up, physical experience with the art. This program... Read More

Haitian Art with the Figge at the Davenport Public Library

October 21st, 2021
Haitian Art with the Figge at the Davenport Public Library

Join Figge educator, Kelsey Vandercoy, for an in-person talk all about Haitian art on Saturday, November 6th at 3:00 pm at Eastern Ave. (6000 Eastern Ave.) The Figge Art Museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of Haitian art outside of Haiti itself. Vandercoy will give a brief presentation about the basics of Haitian art and why the Figge has so much of it, followed by a hands-on art activity related to the lesson. A series of Haitian flags from the Figge Outreach’s collection of objects will be brought to allow patrons a close-up, physical experience with the art. This program... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library to host the Figge Art Museum Presents: Art of Haiti event

September 27th, 2021
The museum is at 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

In celebration of the Bettendorf Public Library’s Global Gathering 2021 World Tour, the Figge Art Museum will offer a presentation on the art of Haiti on Wednesday, September 29th at 7:00 PM. No registration is required to attend this free event, which will take place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. The 2021 Global Gathering World Tour series is sponsored by The Bettendorf Public Library Foundation, Quad City Bank & Trust, Morgan Stanley, HNI Corporation, Bettendorf Rotary, and Twin State. The Figge Art Museum houses one of the world’s... Read More